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Jon Pountney header Meet Jon Pountney, the New Artist in Residence at Castell Coch - Jon Pountney is the man behind “Cardiff Before Cardiff” and Castell Coch’s latest artist in residence. In an interview with Cadw’s Heritage and Arts Manager, Dr. Ffion Reynolds, Jon talked about his previous projects: “I have been a professional photographer since 2000, working in commercial and corporate areas. In 2010 I started the social history ... more...
Fundraising for village hall passes £5,000 header Fundraising for the Village Hall Roof Passes £5,000 - The Village Hall Committee have told us that fundraising for a new roof has passed £5,000! The Tongwynlais 3 Peaks Walk raised £1,700 and the Community Council have contributed £2,000. The quiz and curry night collected £370, St Michael’s Ladies Circle £100, Forest Tea Room £105 and the Tongwynlais Around School Group (TAG) £700. Village ... more...
Newsletter front cover Take a Look at the First Tongwynlais.com Newsletter - Tongwynlais.com will be four years old in August and since the beginning we’ve liked the idea of producing a newsletter for people who aren’t online and to reach people who haven’t discovered us. We finally decided the time had come to actually put something into production. We put the word out that we were looking ... more...
RHS wheelbarrow header Vote for the Tongwynlais Primary RHS Flower Show Wheelbarrow - Tongwynlais Primary School have entered this year’s RHS Flower Show wheelbarrow contest. The competition has been running every year since 2007 and 439 wheelbarrows have been produced. Tongwynlais first entered the competition two years ago. Nikki Cartwright, who helped the children said, “We want our barrow to be a celebration of Roald Dahl’s life, featuring ... more...
Map of Cardiff North All the Information You Need to Know about the Assembly Election - We’ve been working hard on a new site to cover the upcoming Assembly election. My Cardiff North is a simple, clear and impartial resource for news and views from – and about – our representatives. Here’s what you need to know. When is the election? The election is on Thursday 5th May. How do you ... more...